Here Are The Best Times And Places To View Fall Foliage Around Cleveland

It was almost startling to see leaves changing so early this year! Sure, the colorful diversity is stunning, but there are a few destinations in the Greater Cleveland area where leaves are already collecting in thin piles on the ground. Wouldn’t it be great to know exactly when we can expect the foliage to light up in a warm-hued spectrum? Thanks to the experts over at Smoky Mountains, there is a way to predict when the leaves will be most colorful.

Let’s take a look at the best times and places to view fall foliage:


Autumn is the most enchanting season in Ohio, and an early fall breeze is already brushing over the Cleveland area. If you close your eyes and breathe deeply, the crisp scent of the season has arrived.

For a truly unforgettable way to witness the foliage, consider a seasonal excursion on Cleveland’s most scenic railroad!